Big River Rising


28 Aug Big River Rising

Located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, the Philippines is a country living on the edge of disaster. Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Typhoons and Floods all threaten the safety of its 94 million citizens.

On 7 August 2012, extreme monsoon rainfall devastated its capital Metro Manila, forcing close to three quarters of a million people to evacuate their homes.

Big River Rising is the story of Banaba, a slum dwelling community who use scientific solutions to help them survive.

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